Tag: Violence

Abiodun tasks youths to shun thuggery, political violence  

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta   Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has charged youths in the state to shun acts of thuggery and engagement in political violence, within and without the…

Most Domestic Violence Are Caused By Women-Pete Edochie

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Pete Edochie, has attributed the rising domestic violence against women and broken marriages to feminism. He said this during an interview with BBC Igbo Service. The Actor…

Ekiti by-election violence: Fayemi condemns killings, condoles with victims’ families

From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi has condemned the violence that marred the state’s by-election Saturday, saying that no one involved would go unpunished. The governor directed that…

Turkey pulls out of int’l treaty on violence against women

Turkey has pulled out of a landmark European treaty aimed at protecting women from violence, despite rising domestic abuse and the country’s high femicide rate. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued…

CEE-HOPE, Heart 100 provide shelter for Gender-Based Violence victims

  Daniel Kanu A non-governmental organisation, the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), with the support from Heart 100, has provided a shelter known as the Heart…

Kwara: Violence Over Hijab As Gov Ignores CAN’s Warning, Reopens Christian Schools

The Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq-led Kwara state Government has again approved the wearing of hijab by Muslim schoolgirls in Christian missionary schools in the state. The move, according to reports, triggered…

Lagos leaders vow to end gender based violence

By Innocent Duru Religious and community leaders in Ikorodu area of Lagos State have made commitment to end the menace of gender based violence in the area and the state…

JUST IN: ICC Investigates ‘Long Cycle Of Violence’ Between Israel, Palestine

The International Criminal Court (ICC), on Wednesday, said it had initiated an investigation into an agelong crisis between the nations of Israel and Palestine, which according to it has devastated…

VC to students: shun violence when making demands

The Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Prof. Kolawole Salako, has advised students to shun violence while demanding for better  welfare. The VC gave this advice while addressing…

Rethinking the fight against gender-based violence

By Agbaje Ayomide     An often silent endemic in our country today is gender-based violence. And while the term is exactly not commonplace in our communities in Nigeria, we…

PANDEF to N’Delta militants: violence not answer to issues

By Elo Edremoda, Warri The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has appealed to militants under the aegis of Supreme Egbesu Liberation Fighters (SELF), not to toe the line of violence…

Singer, Paul Okoye involved in domestic violence scandal with wife, Anita

Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye has been called out for allegedly beating his wife and turning their matrimonial home to “hell”. According to blogger, Cutiejullz who called him out, the singer…

This ethnic violence is a product of NOT engaging the youth

Two Thursdays ago, a misunderstanding between two traders of Yoruba and Hausa ethnicities in Shasha community in Ibadan led to the death of two people. By the following Friday, reprisal…

Shasha violence: Tambuwal condemns wanton destruction of lives, property

By Cosmas Omegoh The governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has condemned the violence that erupted in Shasha Oyo State, leading to the destruction of lives and property. He said…

Shasha Violence: Garba Shehu Says Buhari Will Not Tolerate Ethnic Hatred

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has said any action that translates to ethnic or religious hatred against any group in any part of the country will not be tolerated by President…